Steve Hirayama - Challenge Youth Academy Director


University of Tennessee
BFA ‘90

Coaching Education
USSF B License
NSCAA Advanced National Diploma
Coerver Youth License

College Experience
University of West Florida (NCAA Div. 2) - Men’s and Women’s Soccer Assistant Coach: 1996-2000
University of Tennessee - Men’s Head Coach: 1993-1994

Club and High School Experience
-Austin Texans Soccer Club (STX): 2007-2011
-Girls Academy Director: 2010-2012
-Soccer School of Excellence-Technical Trainer: 2009-2012
-‘00 and ‘01 Girls First Team Coach: 2011
-Recreation Skills Program-Director: 2011
-‘99 and ‘00 Girls First Team Coach: 2010–2011
-Girls Academy Director: 2009-2010
-Boys and Girls Academy Director: 2008-2009
-‘95, ‘96, ‘97 Girls Coach: 2007–2008

Germantown Soccer Club (TN) - Director: 2000-2007
-Director of Junior Age Girls Program (u12-u15): 2003–2007
-Director of Recreation Soccer: 2003–2007
-Director of Girls Youth Academy (u8-u11): 2003–2007
-Director of Youth Development: 2000–2002

ODP Experience
North Florida Region Mens and Womens Coach: 1997
Tennessee ODP u13 Boys Technical Trainer:1995–1996
Tennessee ODP u14 Girls Coach: 1995–1996
Tennessee ODP u17 Boys Technical Trainer: 1994–1995
Tennessee ODP u14 Girls Coach: 1994–1995
Director of Coaches for Eastern District Girls Tennessee: 1993–1995
Tennessee ODP u15 Girls Coach: 1993–1994

Playing Experience
Pensacola Barracudas USISL Division III: 1998
Knoxville Impact USISL: 1992–1994
University of Tennessee Club: 1987–1990
University of Tennessee Varsity: 1986